Options Surface Noise with Joe McGasko: Playlist from February 17, 2009 Options

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A pennant-winning battery of songland. Ongoing feature: Single File, a half-hour of randomly selected small records with big holes.

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Options February 17, 2009: 78: Valentine Hangover

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments
John Jacob Niles  Love Henry or Young Bunting   Options My Precarious Life In The Public Domain  Rev-Ola  2006  CD  Recorded 1940 
Seamus Ennis  Molly Bawn   Options World Library of Primitive and Folk Music: Ireland  Rounder  1998  CD  Recorded 1951 
Kelly Harrell  The Butcher's Boy   Options   Victor  1925  78   
Dock Boggs  Pretty Polly   Options Country Blues  Revenant  1998  CD  Recorded 1927 
Eddy Howard  Delia's Gone   Options   Mercury  1957  78   
Jimmie Rodgers  Frankie and Johnny   Options On the Way Up 1929  Rounder  1991  CD  Recorded 1929 
Don Redman  Chant of the Weed   Options Master of the Big Band  RCA-Victor  1966  LP  Recorded 1940 
Chick Webb and His Orchestra  Wacky Dust   Options   Decca  1938  78  Featuring Ella Fitzgerald 
Victoria Spivey with Lonnie Johnson  Dope Head Blues   Options Drug Songs 1917-1944 High & Low  Trikont  2000  CD  Recorded 1927 
Tommy Johnson  Alcohol and Jake Blues   Options Blues Images Presents 18 Classic Songs from the 1920s Vol. 6  Blues Images  2009  CD  Recorded 1929 
The Ray Brothers  Jake Leg Wobble   Options Ridin' in an Old Model T: Toddles, Wobbles, Rags, and Blues  County  1986  LP  Recorded 1930 
Pappy "Gube" Beaver  The Great Judgement Day   Options   Capitol  1947  78   
The Two Gospel Keys  I Don't Feel at Home in this World Anymore   Options I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore 1927-1948 (V/A)  Mississippi  2008  LP  Recorded 1948 
Carson Robison  Life Gets Teejus, Don't It?   Options Hits of the 1930s and 1940s  FMRS  1986  LP  Recorded 1948 
The Happiness Boys  Who Cares Anyhow?   Options       MP3  Recorded 1929 
Goebel Reeves  The Land of the Never Was   Options The Texas Drifter in Story and Song  Glendale  1979  LP  Recorded 1931 

Listener comments!

  Tue. 2/17/09 7:03pm Sean Daily:

First comment! Woo hoo!
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:03pm Li'l Boby:

hey Joe , this song is amzinn
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:07pm brother colm:

sean nos on wfmu!
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:07pm Joe:

Hey, all!
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:09pm Sean Daily:

My forefathers were some morbid motherfuckers, weren't they?
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:23pm Bad Ronald:

Yeah, "accidentally" shot his wife...
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:28pm Sean Daily:

Accidentally shot her 13 times. With a six-gun. He accidentally reloaded. Twice.
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:30pm Bad Ronald:

...'cause she was wearing the apron he gave her the day before in the woods!
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:43pm jeff:

enough of this sean daily guy... i'll pledge if ya can make him go away.
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:44pm Bad Ronald:

PCP in 38?
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:47pm Sean Daily:

I are not going away, jeff! You is not going to make me! I'm staying right here because oo! Butterflies! (sound of an unusually twitchy ADHD patient running away)
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:54pm monica:

hi joe, great show! love this carson robsison track.
  Tue. 2/17/09 7:59pm Joe:

Thanks, Monica!
  Thu. 2/26/09 2:56am Michael:

Morbid. Love it.
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